Outdoor Programs

The Outdoor Programs Gear Rental Office and Bike Shop have both reopened for the Fall 2020 semester! You can rent outdoor gear and bikes by reservation only with curbside pickup. Both offices are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.. Rentals can be made with check or cash, with exact change only. We suggest that you make a reservation at least 24 hours in advance to ensure the availability of your intended rental.

How to Reserve a Rental This Semester:

  1. Complete either the Rental and Repair Request Form or the Outdoor Gear Rental Request Form
  2. You will be contacted by an Outdoor Programs Employee, who will confirm your reservation time and the availability of your desired rental.
  3. Arrive to the Bike Shop (if you’re renting a bike) or to the SRC (if you’re renting other outdoor gear) at your scheduled time.
    – Make sure to bring exact change to cover any rental fees.
    – Don’t forget to wear your face covering!
  4. Sign your rental form, pick up your gear, and have a great weekend!
  5. When it’s time to return your gear, please arrive at your scheduled appointment time to the SRC or Bike Shop.
  6. Return your gear with the OP Staff.
  7. Come back again to rent for next weekend!

Bike Shop

Fall 2020 Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. by reservation only
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday; closed

Rentals are available in the Bike Shop by reservation only. Complete the Rental and Repair Request Form to reserve your pickup time on Thursdays or Fridays, and set your time to return your bike on Mondays. Rentals are available for weekends or for up to one week.

Outdoor Gear Rental Office

Fall 2020 Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. by reservation only
Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday; closed

Other outdoor gear rentals like backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, and other camping gear are available for weekends only, by reservation. Complete the Outdoor Gear Rental Request Form to reserve your pickup time on Thursdays or Fridays, and set your time to return your gear on Mondays. Reservations are required for all rentals, and are not confirmed until you are contacted by an employee of outdoor programs.